for-brissi

Cite this: eDIL s.v. for-brissi or dil.ie/23397

Forms: fortanbristis, forrorbris, forbrissitis, forbrisfither, forbrisbedar, forbristea

v ī (brissid) past subj. 3 pl. fortanbristis Ml 135d4 . pret. and perf. forrorbris (gl. superavit) 34b16 (for position of -ro- here see Thurn. Gr. 341 ). Pass. past subj. pl. ma forbrissitis Ml 85d10 . fut. s. forbrisfither (gl. comprimetur) 56d10 . ni forbrisbedar (gl. non obruetur) 51b1 . pret. pl. forbristea 67b18 .

Breaks down, crushes, over-powers: forbrisi cach doding `vanquishes every obstacle' Mon. Tall. § 85 . forbrise ri cach a fiadnaise (.i. cia forbrisid in ri ar cach nduine is isli inās ...) a king outweighs everyone in testimony Laws i 78.18 (82.32) . nochan forbrisife im faitiughad a toicheda 82.33 Comm . fírén Fiadat rodforbris (of King Laegaire), Met. Dinds. i 20 . dia mba rochrúaid fordot- brisfider, Tec. Corm. § 29.16 = LL 345e59 . Oppresses, violates: forbrisfider cach trebar RC xxvi 36 § 188 . ni forbrister nach n-innles .i. nocho foirbrisi do neoch ani is innless do do breith uadha, O'D. 547 ( H 3.17, c. 436 ). Cf. ni forbristar nach indlesa, Laws iv 374.23 . With trans- ference of obj. (cf. brissid): forbrisfet comlund LU 6629 = TBC² 2090 . barroebris ... Ailill ┐ Medb cath form-sa CRR 3 . forbrisfi ... mōrcatha for tuat[h]a Orca ZCP iii 461.18 = arbrisfhi xiii 375.12 .